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800 Bushwick Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221

(718) 574-0273
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March 07, 2014
It is sickening that a school like this could remain open under the terrible leadership it has. The students are not nurtured or treated with respect- I feel that my child is unsafe, but my concerns fall on deaf ears. Parents get even less respect. The principal, Ms O, cares only about herself and clearly dislikes children. The assistant principals seem kinder but stressed. I worry every day as I let my child go to school and wish I had a better option. He has had a few good teachers but is not learning what i think a third grader should know. parents are not involved because we are afraid of that O!

- submitted by a parent

September 27, 2013
P,S 274 is a school that needs improvement. My experience with this school as a parent was not great. The percentage of black children is very small and they were treated as minority,It is very sad that in the U .S.A. these problems still exist. Complaining is a waste of time because the staff cover each other.

- submitted by a parent

September 10, 2013
Yesterday was the first day and first time in this school for my 4th grade boy. I have never seen such a committed and caring group of people. Mrs. Ollivierra-Jones (Principal), Mr. Zuzeck (Asst. Principal), Mrs. Joseph (Nurse) and Mrs. Robles (Counselor) all got involved in helping accommodate the needs of my boy. They spent all morning with me discussing how they could make it safe for my son who has a severe allergy to nuts. They won me over. Not to mention his teacher whom I will not name to protect the identity of my boy, who was very sweet and promises to be a wonderful teacher.

- submitted by a parent

July 17, 2013
I went to this school when i was younger and i am 32 yrs old now. My favorite teacher was Mrs. McEnteen she taught me in 5th grade until this day i always treasure my moments there. I was in the Glee club and it gave me confidence Mr. Russo was the best. Oh and myu penmanship was perfected there till this day i value my handwritting.

- submitted by a community member

April 17, 2012
The principal of this school has no real interest in the education and well being of her students. She is at best mediocre in her response to a parents cry for assistance and has led the school down a slippery road to failure. While under her watch my child has not only wasted two years in a poor class setting he has not received the services needed to succeed. SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE!!!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 20, 2012
In my judgement, P.S. 274 is an incredibly outstanding elementary school. General belief is that private schools provide better education then public schools. However, I am a proud graduate of the Kosciusko School (P.S. 274) of the class of 2007. I have had to switch schools about 6 times for personal reasons but out of all the schools, P.S. 274 just happens to be the best school that I've attended. Although, I haven't completed my high school career yet, so far I've never had such a memorable experience from any other school. It's teachers are truly remarkable and show care in teaching their students. The music program is engaging and the learning environment is wonderful. Aside from great education, there's always student activities going on. I remember learning so much from their clubs such as the photography program and the hockey & chess club, which I believe has been renamed to the sports & fitness club. It's just a very good school. If you're looking for a school for you're child in the area, P.S. 274 is the best in the district.

- submitted by a community member

April 20, 2010
My child is now in fifth grade at this school, so I have experienced both the old principal, Dr. O'Gormon, and the current principal, Ms. Ollivierra. My experience has not been positive since the new principal came. I have felt unwelcome in the school, and I have not seen my child's problems solved when i contacted Ms. O about bullying. In this school the average child seems forgotten, as they put all the effort in raising the low scores and keeping the high scores high.

- submitted by a parent
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March 18, 2010
I can rate this school as a 2! The administrators from the principal to the assistant principal Ms Perez have no control over these children nor the parents. They actually are apathetic and one doesn't communicate w/ the other. It's crazy what is going on. There are excellent teachers w/ more understanding than those two clowns!

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2009
i am very happy with how the teacher care so much for the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 06, 2007
Laid back attitude about the discipline from the administration.

- submitted by a parent

February 14, 2007
This school has a great atmosphere. The teachers are caring and professional. There are many ways for your child to get extra help. Many students go to the Zero Hour Math program-it's early 7:00-8:00am but they get the help they need. The extended day is in the morning when the children are fresh and ready to learn. After the regular day, they have afterschool programs, Virtual Y, chess and hockey club and band. This school is a rising star!

- submitted by a teacher

December 01, 2005
I find PS 274 THE BEST SCHOOL. Everyone there was extremly nice. There were no fights. Everyone there was familiar with each other so there was no problems. There was a wide variety of afterschool programs including academic and fundemantal. I was sad to leave PS 274 because that was where my mother and aunt worked and where my cousin (the same age as me)went. All of the parents were always involved with everything and as far as I'm concerned, all parents were there on the first open school night. All of the activities were fun and educational at th same time even though you wouldn't know it! If you are looking for a new school for you child to attend, you should choose PS 274!!!

- submitted by a student
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Ps 274 Kosciusko
800 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11221
(718) 574-0273
Last modified Ps 274 Kosciusko is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ps 274 Kosciusko Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top